Awards & Accolades
USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author
I inspire and transform professionals for consistently higher achievement (through coaching)
Entrepreneur, Techie, Brit, baby boomer, bean counter in: supermarkets, accounting profession, breweries, newsagents, defence manufacturing, IT, Talent, F&B, property development and BP, in the UK, China, Singapore, Switzerland and Vietnam. Posted to BP China as Finance Manager, then to BP Vietnam in 1990 making him likely the longest Brit and one of the most seasoned expats in Vietnam.
Fellow Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Fellow CPA Australia, MSc Strategic Business Management (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), Certified Coaching and Mentoring Professional (CCMP), Certified Master Coach (CMC)
Treasurer & Board Member BritCham Vietnam, Vice-Chair AMCHAM HCMC DEC (Digital Economy) Group, Chairman Industry Advisory Committee RMIT Vietnam, founder/co-founder/investor/advisor of multiple start-ups.
Regular speaker for Talent, Coaching, Accounting, Digital Transformation, Project Management, Doing Business in Vietnam.
If you really do want to publish a book, you really wanted to be that best-selling author, and you need to be surrounded by a team that can make it happen, I can’t recommend anyone other than Alinka and her whole team in Leaders Press.
USA Today Best-seller
LEVEL UP YOUR LEADERSHIP WITH GAME ON: LEADERS WHO LAST!
Many aspire to live the life of an entrepreneur. The world has painted a glamorous picture of the business owner: free, wealthy, and living the dream. The most experienced entrepreneurs know that “living the dream” requires years and years of hard work, overcoming obstacles, and constantly building your skills as a leader, manager, and communicator.
Ready to take on the challenge? Game On.
This anthology will open your eyes to what it takes to persist as a business leader, even when the “levels” of ownership become harder, the problems get bigger, and the stakes get higher. The authors in this anthology have taken on these challenges, “leveling up” throughout their careers. They are sharing their stories in Game On: Leaders Who Last.
This anthology is no “cheat code,” but it will provide an insider look into what it takes to keep calm and carry on when the world around you is chaotic. (When you own a business, your world is more often chaotic than not.) A brand storyteller shows how the underdog mentality can help you come out on top in business. With decades of experience in various industries, a global entrepreneur shares how his latest venture came from viewing a documentary. In the midst of a pandemic, a social worker switches gears and builds a healthcare business that tells clients, “Dare to Be Happy.”
A best-selling author and executive coach shares how he uses the principle of kaizen to grow and build a team of leaders who last In the wake of an ill child, a leader learns the importance of building a business with her gut. ...and stories from leaders in health, communication, cybersecurity, and more! The challenges of the decade have left many feeling depleted. Every new challenge feels harder than the one before.
After reading this anthology, you will feel refueled. Take this refreshed mindset and go the distance, no matter what industry you are in or how long you’ve been in the game.
Power up with the advice of entrepreneurs who have tamed the lions of success. Order Game On: Leaders Who Last today!
Now a USA Today and Wall Street Journal best-seller!
FORM THE HABIT WITH ANOTHER STELLAR ANTHOLOGY FROM LEADERS PRESS!As the world resumes from a year and a half of pandemic disruption, we find ourselves wondering what to do next? Should we go back to normal or move forward to better? How do we maximize our time and efforts to find our most successful selves? What habits will sustain that success the next time our world is shaken up?